Fw: Thesis: Memes are DNA-Slaves

From: Kenneth Van Oost (Kenneth.Van.Oost@village.uunet.be)
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    ----- Original Message -----
    From: Kenneth Van Oost <Kenneth.Van.Oost@village.uunet.be>
    To: <memetics@mmu.ac.uk>
    Sent: Saturday, September 29, 2001 12:06 PM
    Subject: Re: Thesis: Memes are DNA-Slaves

    > ----- Original Message -----
    > From: salice <salice@gmx.net>
    > > > Memes will dispurse themselves from their biological container and
    > > > will live their lives in a memosphere- like environment
    > >
    > > maybe we already live in a memosphere. i mean if you look at the
    > > physical universe, atoms, electrons and so on follow certain rules.
    > > like gravity, energy relations. simple rules. this rule is an
    > > information. it lies beneath matter. so who made up this rule and
    > > created these memes which are the basic rules for our universe?
    > Hi Salice,
    > The memosphere I got in mind, maybe it is the wrong word, is not made
    > due to anyone or due to some rule. It is something completey seperated
    > from our senses. What will going on there is pure speculation.
    > A Derrida- like universe would exist out of an infinite number of memes.
    > I mean, each possible idea, each possible line of thought, all of the pro-
    > balitities possible how detailed you can get is than a meme. Even the
    > context- lines between them are than seperated memes.
    > Such a universe you can 't grasp, it will not show itself on any Pet-
    > It will not be detected by any of our senses. It would exist, it can
    > but how it would exist can only be part of our thinking.
    > The real stuff we will never see....
    > > is the universe then to be imagined as a big brain with a simple meme
    > > controlling it's basic behavior? or is it just that the universe
    > > works the way we think, the way that memes tell us.
    > > so is the possibility there that actually we created the universe in
    > > our head?
    > << Personally I think you got more chance with your second option,
    > that the universe as we know it, is a creation of our memes.
    > That would be logical if we assume that memes will propagate them-
    > selves along all lines of thought possible. If the thinking of how our
    > universe is created is the best way for that propagation, our memes will
    > comply and will create lines of thought in that direction.
    > Of course, such lines end up in what is know as solipsism, that the
    > world outside is your world. That is, what you see out there is a re-
    > creation of what memes want you to see.
    > See for an article about this stuff the archives, search for
    > A Solipsistic View On Memetics.
    > If you don 't find it, I am willing to send it to you.
    > Regards,
    > Kenneth
    > ( I am ,because we are) plausible entities

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